Mark Austin to London-based chairman, Europe, Middle East & Africa, of WPP Group's Mediaedge:cia, from CEO, Asia/Pacific, in Singapore. Global chief executive Mainardo de Nardis previously oversaw Europe. Mr. Austin will be succeeded in Asia by Andre Nair, currently CEO, South Asia, WPP's MindShare, Mumbai. Mr. Nair will relocate to Singapore but retains overall responsibility for WPP's GroupM media agencies in India.
Toby Hayward resigned as exec VP, ad sales, News Corp.'s Star TV, effective June 30. No replacement has been named.